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Dejan Lazić

Dejan Lazić

Dejan Lazić

Dejan Lazić - Croatian pianist, he studied at Salzburg Mozarteum. He quickly achieved international acclaim. "The New York Times" hailed his performance as "... full of poetic, shapely phrasing and vivid dynamic effects that made this music sound fresh, spontaneous and impassioned". As a solist he has performed on every continent. In Spring 2008 he gave his orchestral debuts at New York's Lincoln Center with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Iván Fischer and at London's Royal Festival Hall with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Kirill Petrenko. In 2007/2008 season he has performed with Vladimir Ashkenazy and Jonathan Notte. He is also active as a chamber musician. He performs with such artists as Benjamin Schmid, Gordan Nikolić and Richard Tognetti. He recorded exclusively for Channel Classics. He released the CDs with the works of Scarlatti, Bartok, Schumann, Brahms, Rachmaninov 2nd piano concerto. He is also a composer. In 2007/08 season he premiered his piano cycle "Kinderszenen - Hommage à Schumann" op. 15 at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw.


 

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